Extension/NFA/Area Schools

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Delivered at no cost to fire personnel in Texas, Fire Extension programs bring the highest quality training directly to departments and agencies across Texas. This diverse training combines classroom knowledge with hands-on training that satisfies both certification and continuing education requirements. Standard-based training such as Pro Board and the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) is available, as well as National Fire Academy (NFA) and State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA) training courses. 

Regional training managers are available to help assess and facilitate training and schools to meet individual department needs and can provide information about rural assistance program for volunteer fire departments and the grant assistance program for career fire departments

The Extension Fire Program goal is to provide exceptional, standard-based training to State of Texas fire and emergency service personnel to protect of life and property in every region throughout Texas.

  • Regionalized Training Managers to better serve you.
  • Delivered at no cost to personnel in Texas. However, Area Schools may charge fees to cover the cost of meals and student manuals.  
  • Host department/agency provides facility, students, and in some cases, reproduction of the student manuals.
  • Training for you, close to you.
  • Courses meet or exceed the requirements of the NFPA, SFFMA, and / or TCFP.
  • NFA field and direct delivery courses are also offered.
  • Visit the FUNDING/GRANTS page for information on different assistance programs.

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Use the Exention Course Request System to request a specific course be held at your location. 

NOTE: Looking for Investigator, Inspector, Telecommunicator, or Instructor courses? They are now located under Specialized Fire Training



2020 Texas IAAI Fire & Arson Investigators Seminar

Registration is now open for the Arson Seminar!

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Area School Class Announcements

Jan. 11 & 25, Feb. 8 & 22, Mar. 7, 2020 SFFMA Mid-West Introductory Firefighter Training Academy, See flyer for locations Register Online​
Jan. 14-17, 2020 NIMS/ICS - 300/400, DFW Airport See flyer to register
Jan. 17-19, 2020 Atascosa County NFPA Vehicle Rescuer Level 1, Pleasanton Register Online​
Jan. 18 - Mar. 28, 2020 Snyder Fire Department SFFMA - NFPA 1001 Firefighter 1 Academy, Snyder See flyer to register
Jan. 21-22, 2020 NIMS/ICS 400, Arlington Register Online​
Jan. 21-23, 2020 NIMS/ICS 300, Sanger See flyer to register
Jan. 24-25, 2020 Hill Country Area Fire School, Hillsboro See flyer to register
Jan. 27-30, 2020 NIMS/ICS 300, Possum Kingdom See flyer to register
Jan. 27-31, 2020 S-190/S-130 Wildland Firefighter, Haltom City See flyer to register
Jan. 31, Feb. 1-2 & Feb. 7-9, 2020 Ralls Area Fire School, Ralls See flyer to register
Feb. 1-2 & Feb. 22-23, 2020 Ingleside Volunteer Fire Rescue Area School, Ingleside See flyer to register
Feb.7-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29 & Mar. 1, 2020 Fire & Public Safety Academy, Edinburg See flyer to register
Feb.7-9 & 21-23, 2020 Bell County H.O.T. Area Schools, Temple See flyer to register
Feb. 19-21, 2020 NIMS 300, Irving Register Online​
Feb.21-22, 2020 Livingston Area Fire School, Livingston See flyer to register
Feb. 21-23, 2020 Vehicle Rescuer Level 1: NFPA 1006, Elgin Register Online​
Feb.29 & Mar. 1, 2020 Fire Service Culture: Who Protects Firefighters from Firefighters, Edinburg See flyer to register
Mar. 27-29, 2020 Mountain Home VFD Area School - Vehicle Rescuer Level 1, Mountain Home Register Online​
Mar. 30-31, 2020 NFA Direct Delivery: Executive Skills Series Exercising Leadership Through Difficult Conversations, Schertz Register Online​
Apr. 7-8, 2020 NFA Regional Delivery: Best Practices in Community Risk Reduction, Mesquite Register Online​

Other Courses

Contact information

Please contact your regional training manager.


Student Information​

  • Complete TEEX registration form - updated 4/26/16
  • Do not fill in class selections
  • Print and bring to class

Student Portal

For NFA classes only

Must have a Student Identification (SID) number. Please bring your SID to class.

  • Register at https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
  • Save this number in a secure location
  • Use SID in place of SSN on FEMA Form 119-25-1 and Form 119-25-2

Extension Course Evaluation

The Extension Program has eliminated paper evaluation forms. Please use this link to complete the after course evaluation.

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